Be a Volunteer for Seniors

ProvidenceSt. JosephMedicalCenteris recruiting.

Do you like helping people? Do you want to give back to your community, but don’t know how? Do you think that you don’t have enough time to give?

If you can spare 2-3 hours a month, you can help a homebound senior stay independent and out of a nursing home by:

  • Driving them to medical appointments
  • Shopping for their groceries
  • Running errands
  • Friendly visiting

Call Norma Villalobos, MSW at (818) 847-3846 or email norma.villalobos@providence.org.


Toluca Lake Lions Club Meet and Greet

It is time to learn how the Lions serve! Meet community members interested in helping their community through service with the Lions club. Bring your old eyeglasses and hearing aids!

Mo’s Restaurant

4301 Riverside Dr.

Sunday, Oct. 7, 3—5 p.m.

To RSVP call Lion Aggie at (818) 470-7277          or email amvos1011@roadrunner.com. 


Burbank African Violet Society

The Burbank African Violet Society is having their next monthly club meeting. Beverlee Nelson will be giving the program on “Space Violets.” Guests are always welcome to attend our meeting.


2828W. Magnolia Blvd.

Thursday, Oct. 18, 10 a.m.

For more information please telephone (818) 951-3597.


Joan Stein Memorial Celebration

Friends, family, and colleagues will gather to celebrate the life of Joan Stein. A major force in theater on both coasts, Stein was producer and/or general manager on over 80 productions during her career of over 30 years. She died on Aug. 3 inLos Angelesof appendiceal cancer. She was 59.

The Brentwood Theatre is located on the Veteran’s Administration grounds. Upon entering the VA campus off Wilshire, follow road signs to the Brentwood Theatre.

Brentwood Theatre

11301 Wilshire Blvd.

Monday, Oct. 8, 8 p.m.

RSVP is required at joansteinmemorial@gmail.com.

Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland

The tenth anniversary season of Glorya Kaufman presents Dance at The Music Center continues with the U.S.debut of The National Ballet of Canada’s Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland choreographed by Christopher Wheeldon with music by Joby Talbot, at The Music Center’s Dorothy Chandler Pavilion with live orchestra for five performances only Oct. 19–21. Karen Kain is the Artistic Director of The National Ballet of Canada.

Created through a partnership between The National Ballet of Canada and The Royal Ballet (UK), the production had its world premiere in 2011 and features 70 dancers, with sets and costumes by Bob Crowley and projections by Jon Driscoll and Gemma Carrington.

Tickets are $34–$125. You can buy them in person at the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion Box Office, online at musiccenter.org/about/Our-Programs/Glorya-Kaufman-Dance/1213-Season/The-National-Ballet-of-Canada, or by phone at (213) 972-0711.

TheMusicCenter’s Dorothy Chandler Pavilion

135 N. Grand Ave. 

Friday, Oct. 19, 7:30 p.m.

Saturday, Oct. 20, 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m.

Sunday, Oct. 21, 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m.

For groups of 10 or more, call (213) 972-8555 or email MCgroupsales@musiccenter.org.


League of Women’s Voters Discussion

The San Fernando Valley Chapter of the Brandeis National Committee will host a speaker from the League of Women Voters. The entrance is on Hartsook, just South of Magnolia. The speaker will present a non-partisan discussion of issues appearing on the November ballot. This meeting is free and all are welcome.


5060 Van Nuys Blvd.

Thursday, Oct. 11, 6:15 p.m.


State of Schools Breakfast

The Glendale Educational Foundation is presenting the 8thAnnualState of the Schools Breakfast to showcase the accomplishments of theGlendaleUnifiedSchool District.

The Save the Music Campaign will be the focus of the morning with student performances by Rosemont Middle School Strings as well as the Glendale High School Drill/Dance team and Marching Band. Save the Music is well on its way to meeting its goal of $500,000 in support of elementary music programs in the District. GUSD has always had a robust music program, and Save the Music will ensure its continued success.

The leading sponsor for the fifth year is The Walt Disney Company. Repeating for the third year with a significant donation is Pacific BMW, being featured as the 2012 GEF Distinguished Donor. Leading sponsors include Glendale News-Press, CV Weekly, andWoodburyUniversity. Over 68 tables have been sponsored by various local companies, individuals, and clubs.

Dr. Richard Sheehan, Superintendent of Schools, will share District successes, and feature students in his address as he did last year. Teacher of the Year 2011-12 Gerald Sharp from John Marshall Elementary will be recognized as well as other community supporters.

Glendale Educational Foundation is celebrating 8 years of increasing support for GUSD in its three areas of focus – Visual and Performing Arts, Health & Fitness, and Science & Technology.

Edison/Pacific Community Center

435 S. Pacific Ave.

Thursday, Oct. 4, 7 a.m.

Call (818) 247-0466 for reservations and information.

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